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man or men who shot at him knew he was an officer. >> we have not been able to determine that. we have not started, we just started the interview with the two being detained. we want to know that. it goes toward what their mindset and the type of charges we want to present to the district attorney. >> the swat team is still searching the block at seminary at 17th. they recovered several guns from homes they searched. they do not know if they are related to the shooting. residents were not allowed in their him for the night. one said he is used to incidents like this in that neighborhood east of the colisieum. a woman told us having the police out there all night made her feel safe. the officer is okay. he is at home recovering. he was shot in the arm. the chief says he is one of
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their best undercover cops. he was part of a new team that was just put together to handle the rise in violence happening in this city. >> thank you. a big turnout is expected in oakland when the city council votes whether to hire a controversial high-profile police consultant. the $250,000 contract brings on former los angeles police chief bratton who would advise police on ways to reduce the violent crime. not everyone is on board. tempers flared when protesters showed up to voice concern about possible racial profiling. bratton favors an approach call "stop and frisk" where police can stop anyone they feel suspicious. the oakland city council will take up the issue tonight. breaking news from houston. this is a campus spokesman at lone star college in north houston who has confirmed shots have been fired on this campus.
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you are looking at live aerial views. there are lots of police there. the campus is evacuated. emergency responders are in that area. that is the campus library. there are unconfirmed reports of three people injured already. medical crews were seen tending to who victims outside the building and students are filing out of the building. we do not know conditions of the injured. no immediate information on the shooter or where his or her whereabouts are. you can see police action right there in houston at the lone star college where there has been a campus shooting. happening mouth in south bay, san jose police are investigating a home invasion robbery. several men broke into a home in san jose, tied up an elderly couple and stole several items including cars. police are asking the community to look out for green 2007 toyota with license plate
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5xiu520. the second car is a toyota camry with license plate 3ung960. if you see either of the vehicles, call san jose police right away. >> there are frayed nerves in piedmont after back-to-back home invasions by the same group. three armed men kicked in the door of a home yesterday morning at 6:30 and robbed the people of the the half hour later a second home invasion happened near york drive. in that attack the suspect punched a victim and fired at another but no one was seriously hurt. police say a woman could be working with the men, as well. >> neighbors are calling a man a hero after he helped save five people during an apartment fire. the 23-year-old caught two children. then their mother was caught when she jumped from a second story enable the then she brought a ladder so other
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residents could climb out. there was $1 million in damage. the fire started in a carport. >> new video this morning shows crews on the bay to fix the bay bridge tower fender that was damaged in an oil tanker accident two weeks ago. katie is live in san francisco with a closer look. katie? >> kristen, over my shoulder, you can see the bench pulled up to the base of the eastern tower of the western span of the bay bridge. i talked with a spokesman from caltran and he says the first phase is going to be incredibly labor intensive. we are on the embarcardero as the sun came up and captured the video of the repair barge maneuvering into place. caltran says there are ten workers on the barge but that will change depending on the
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task of the day. you can see the closeup images of the crews. caltran has to removed damage fender completely which is more involved than after the hit on the judge in november of 2007. that was a massive wreck. but that was easier to fix because the fender was completely ripped off. the fenders are made of steel and 100 percent recycled plastic. this accident happened back january 7 and the oil tanker sideswiped the tower only damaging the fender and not the damage which is what it is designed to do but it is a costly repair. the crews are looking at between $2 million and $3 million.
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caltran could go after the owner of the tanker to recoup the losses. it will fake a long time: 4 1/2 months is the current estimate and crews will work monday through friday, 6:00 a.m. until 3:00 in the afternoon. >> president obama is going the first full work day of his second term. this morning he attended a prayer service at the washington national cathedral after inauguration festivities that lasted well into the night. our news reporter is live in washington, dc, with what is ahead. karen? >> it is the first real work day but the president did not have substantive events. here is no surprise for you: the bitter partisanship we have seen in washington, dc, recently, did not disappear with all the inauguration fun. >> the inaugural parties and parade are over. now it is time for washington to get back to business. this morning, president obama
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and vice president biden and their families attended a prayer service. the president's address yesterday was unmistakable call to action, more optimistic than 2009 when the economy was on the brink of collapse. >> preserving our individual free democrats requires collective action. >> liberals rejoice that the president's clear left turn. >> progress does not compel us to settle centuries-long debate of the role of government for all time but it does require us to act in our time. >> the second term goals the president laid out went beyond what we heard, ambitious agenda from a politician who will never run for re-election. gay rights. climate change. gun control. immigration reform. protecting medicare and social security. >> they do not make us a nation of takers. they free us to take the risks that make the country great. >> republicans say the president
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ignored the struggling economy or reducing the deficit but he acknowledged the ongoing partisan challenges facing washington carrying over from the first term. >> we cannot mistake absolutism for principle. or substitute spectacle for politics. or treat name-calling as reasoned debate. >> the president also signaled a shift to a younger america, one that he hopes to tap into for legislative success. >> karen, thank you. inaugural planners and representatives of beyonce are tightlipped this morning about whether she lip synced at the ceremony. ♪ oh, say does that star spangled banner yet wave ♪ >> a marine corps band said beyonce went with prerecorded
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music. the ban did not play when the audience on the mall heard beyonce but they played for kelly clarkson. >> in california, a temporary waterfront concert facility on pier 27 and 29 for america's cup, with family shows and america's cup events this spring. live nation is sponsoring the pavilion and announced sting is the first headliners performing june 2nd with tickets on sale next month. menlo city park wants to expand. facebook would pay the city $1.5 million over 10 years in addition to $100,000 for local
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improvement. the company would restrict the number of vehicles going in and out. facebook will put 2,800 employees at the park and the city council will vote on the project in march. we will go live to the breaking news story in houston where there are reports of shots fired on a college campus. the injured are being taken away. we will have more. disturbing video of a woman fainting and falling on to subway tracks. the dramatic rescue that happened next. an exclusive interview with the wife of an american who narrowly escaped death and what she is saying about the
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>> take a look at a rescue in spain. a woman fainted on the tracks as a train approached. an off-duty police officer sprang in action and jumped on the tracks and carried her to the far side as passengers yelled for the train to stop. the woman is fine. of course, that's very startling video to see. >> the hostage situation in algeria could be over but the stories of survival are just coming out. the wife of one american who narrowly escaped death is speaking out in an abc news exclusive. the woman from colorado says her husband hid from the terrorists in his office under the desk often before making a run for it.
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>> he was there in hiding, for about 2 1/2 days and 2 feet or 3 feet from the terrorists. some of his friends did not make it. there were time he thought he would truly die. >> the pictures recorded by a loss tag and broadcast by algerian state tv are the first images from inside the gas plant. officials say at least 38 men were either executed by the hostage takers or killed in rescue attempts. >> more stories will come out for sure. what do we have with the weather? >> it is sunny. we have a few high clouds. a change is on the way. we have the best chance of measurable rain since ten days ago and cooler weather on the way. i will show you how slow we will go. >> former governor arnold schwarzenegger is still in love
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with his estranged wife. as we countdown to the super bowl, the man who left
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>> abc7 news starts right now
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with live breaking news. >> that breaking news is still in houston where there has been gunfire on a college campus. this is lone star college in north houston, you are look at the scene. we just got some confirmation from harris county emergency folks and they are saying, in fact, two people have been shot. in word on their condition. you can see a huge response there with people being evacuated. there is a shelter if place. the activity seems to surround the campus library. no immediate information on the shooter. two people have been shot on the lone star college campus in north houston. new this morning former california governor arnold schwarzenegger is making headlines saying he is still in love with his estranged wife. the interview came out in a german newspaper today. she filed for divorce last year as he admitted he fathered a child with a family housekeeper during their 25 year marriage.
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he says despite the separation he spent christmas with her and their children. he says he still is hoping for a reconciliation. i could make a bad "i'll be back" joke but i wouldn't. is the rain coming back after this long dry period? >> go have rain on the way. now, i will show you what is going on first with our camera. we are looking from south beach back across the bay bridge and you can see the haze hanging around and the higher clouds with such a beautiful sunrise and it will make for a beautiful sunset. moving on i will show you the clouds, they look to be coming from mount diabolo. a little haze in the east bay valley from the east bay hills this morning. there is no "spare the air" day, although you saw haze out there. we will not have any, any time soon with a new air mass tomorrow. here is live doppler 7 hd reinforcing how dry it is outside right now, this time tomorrow we will be tracking
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some showers and live doppler 7 hd as the storm comes in from the west. we were freezing last night inland, and you can see everywhere except for brentwood at 96 but i know people out there that had frost and the official reporting station says no frost but it did. redwood city is 32 degrees there so cold temperatures around the bay shore. that is last night. 49 in santa rosa and everyone else in the low-to-mid 50's but warmer than that in livermore and los gatos national bay, 59 and 60 in watsonville and mid-to-upper 50's for everyone else around you. we have high clouds and today is the last mild day with a lot of sunshine and showers tomorrow particularly on the light variety and scattered. unsettled, but we have that pattern through the week and we have a couple of chances of showers and cooler weather especially compared to today. we are 8 degrees warmer, oakland, livermore, and san francisco, and napa is 63 which
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is five degrees above average. low-to-mid 60's from fairfield at 61 which is the cool spot and san jose and half moon bay around 66 and upper 60's to low 70's around the monterey bay and headed inland. tonight, 39 in fairfield the cool spot and everyone else in the low-to-upper 40's. in need to worry about the pets and the plants as far administration frost goes. now the plume of moisture from the tropics to the arctic in the huge high pressure holding it at bay, but this system is starting to make inroads into the highs in the form of the clouds we are seeing that is a thin veil of clouds keeping us from being frosty. 8:00, possibly again around 10:00 or 11:00, light rain developing in the north bay and in the afternoon hours, scattered showers develop and by 5:00, you can see it looks fairly good across the neighborhoods for the evening until about midnight and then
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the showers start to fall apart and by 5:00, 6:00 thursday morning, they are gone, and the clouds are around so it will be another mild morning without frost. rainfall amount is .1" in the east bay valley and quarter to half an inch possible in the bay and the coast and the not bay but the constant is the cooler conditions looking to saturday and sunday and mid-for upper 50's and a few spotty showers during that timeframe also, and next week, mid-50's, again, so the warm weather is about over. >> good to know. did you hear the 49ers going to the super bowl? seriously! ata lot of the focus is on the throwing of quaterback kaepernick and his tattoos are getting a lot of attention. someone is cashing in on kaepernick's tats. this is him getting the famous
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markings, and some have actually called the shop wanting his same image tattooed on their body. he is a patriot fan but is happy it is the 49ers and kaepernick is going to the super bowl of the we will follow the 49ers to new orleans for the big game. look for live reports all next week. >> still ahead, the president and first lady get photo bombed. the candidate moment
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>> we continue to follow breaking news from houston.
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this is at lone star college are officials are searching for a gunman who is believed to have fired upon at least two people on campus, possibly three people. you can see a huge police presence searching in a wooded area north of campus. right now, they are also evacuating people. that will do it for now. thank you for joining us on abc7 news.
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>> hi, honey. >> hi. >> welcome. >> thank you so much. >> hello, and welcome to millionaire. today's first contestant is an orchestra conductor who has performed in front of 70,000 people. from houston, texas, please welcome brett mitchell. nice to see you, brett. >> hi, everybody. [cheers and applause] >> 70,000 people. where was that, and what was that like? i mean, what goes through your head when you look out and see that number of people? >> it was pretty crazy. it was actually at the halftime show of a houston texans football game. >> really? >> i was the assistant conductor for four years of the houston symphony, so we played there. it was fantastic. you know, you get to feed off of the energy of the crowd, and they give the energy back to you, and i'm looking forward to the same thing today. >> [laughs] [cheers and applause] well, that's right. you are absolutely comfortable with the crowd. that's for sure. >> absolutely. >> and your girlfriend, angela, is in the audience. hi to you, angela.

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